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What is Folklore?
Folklore consists of the following components:
1. Once upon a time (or equivalent)
2. Problem to be solved
3. Number 3, 7, 9 or 12 characters/events/ items in the story
4. Good wins over bad/evil
5. Lesson to be learned
6. Happy ending.
Folk tales: Add everyday people doing everyday activities
Fairy tales: Add royalty and magic.
Tall tales: Add exaggeration; funny components; larger than life characters
Publication Date: 1986-10-16
"Adult and child can delight together in the richness of color, gilt and detail...captured in such art. The story is palinly and gracefully told."--The New York Times Book Review"A lush and substantial offering." -- Booklist
Publication Date: 1997-10-01
Little Red Riding Hood by
Publication Date: 1983-01-01
She sets off through the forest to visit her grandmother in this classic edition. A Caldecott Honor Book. Retold by Trina Schart Hyman.